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Conversations on a range of topics, from politics to pop culture, are featured.
Season 38, Episode 47
June 4, 2018
Leslie Berlin, project historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University, on her book "Troublemakers: Silicon Valley's Coming of Age."
Season 38, Episode 46
May 28, 2018
John Lawrence, former chief of staff to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Cal.), on his book "The Class of '74: Congress After Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship."
Season 38, Episode 45
May 21, 2018
Founder and director of Belt Publishing Anne Trubek on her edited volume "Voices From the Rust Belt."
Season 38, Episode 43
May 14, 2018
Investigative reporter Katherine Eban on the dangers of generic pharmaceutical manufacturing and a looming shortage.
Season 38, Episode 41
May 7, 2018
David Carroll, associate professor at Parsons School of Design, on social media, personal privacy and his suit against Cambridge Analytica.
Season 38, Episode 40
April 17, 2018
"Good Germs, Bad Germs" author Jessica Snyder Sachs talks about the rise of drug resistant microbes.
Season 38, Episode 38
April 16, 2018
Microsoft Research principal director Tarleton Gillespie talks about his forthcoming book, "Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions that Shape Social Media."
Season 38, Episode 39
April 10, 2018
NextGen America executive director and youth vote organizer Heather Hargreaves talks about the upcoming midterm elections.
Season 38, Episode 37
March 27, 2018
Technology writer Claire Evans talks about her new book, "Broad Band: The Untold Story of Women Who Made the Internet."
Season 38, Episode 36
March 22, 2018
Harvard and New America scholar Yascha Mounk talks about his new book, "The People vs. Democracy: Why Our Freedom is in Danger and How to Save It."
Season 38, Episode 34
March 5, 2018
Russian efforts to undermine the U.S. are discussed.
Season 38, Episode 35
February 22, 2018
Ya-Wen Lei discusses her book "The Contentious Public Sphere: Law, Media, and Authoritarian Rule in China."
Season 38, Episode 32
February 19, 2018
Renee Diresta of Data for Democracy discusses how antisocial media and technology companies are threatening society.
Season 38, Episode 31
February 12, 2018
Journalism Network CEO and New York Times Fixes columnist David Bornstein discusses the constructive force of journalism.
Season 38, Episode 33
February 8, 2018
Counter Extremism Project CEO Mark Wallace and Dartmouth Computer Science Chair Hany Farid discuss how they campaigned successfully to remove online extremist propaganda.
Season 38, Episode 30
February 4, 2018
Shane Burley discusses his book "Fascism Today: What It Is and How We End It."
Season 38, Episode 29
January 29, 2018
Knight First Amendment Institute attorney Katie Fallow discusses violations of free speech by elected officials.
Season 38, Episode 28
January 22, 2018
Roosevelt Institute fellow Dorian Warren discusses the politics of inequality.
Season 38, Episode 27
January 11, 2018
University of Albany political scientist Virginia Eubanks discusses her book "Automating Inequality: How High Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor."
Season 38, Episode 26
January 8, 2018
University of Amsterdam political communications chair Claes de Vreese discusses global populism and the post-truth present.
Season 38, Episode 25
January 1, 2018
California congressional candidate, Millennial and geologist Jess Phoenix discusses the need for representative democracy.
Season 38, Episode 24
December 4, 2017
Crowdpac founder Steve Hilton, a former advisor to British prime minister David Cameron, discusses the rise of populism.
Season 38, Episode 23
November 27, 2017
Trumpeter Theo Croker talks about creating a unique jazz for the next generation.
Season 38, Episode 22
November 20, 2017
Journalist Vann Newkirk (Atlantic) discusses the culture wars ensnaring the memorialization of American history.
Season 38, Episode 21
November 13, 2017
Dayton, Ohio, mayor Nan Whaley discusses the legacy and future of Rust Belt politics.
Season 38, Episode 20
November 2, 2017
British-Barbadian saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings talks about how ancestors shape him as a musician and human being.
Season 38, Episode 19
October 30, 2017
Kentucky secretary of state Alison Grimes discusses gerrymandering, voting rights and election security.
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